Board of Directors

Board of Directors Executive Committee Craig Lichty, PresidentArea Director and Vice PresidentBlack & Veatch Bart Weiss, Vice PresidentChief Officer,Innovation and ResiliencyHillsborough County Public Utilities (Florida) Karen Pallansch, TreasurerChief Executive OfficerAlexandria Renew Enterprises (Virginia) Deven Upadhyay, SecretaryExecutive Officer and Assistant General ManagerMetropolitan Water District of Southern...

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Demonstrating the Benefits of Engineered Direct Potable Reuse (DPR) versus De Facto Reuse Systems

This project provides a quantitative assessment of water quality and impacts associated with de facto reuse and demonstrates how fully engineered approaches to direct potable reuse (DPR) result in water quality benefits....

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Enzymes: The New Wastewater Treatment Chemical for Water Reuse

The project investigates the efficacy of the laccase-mediator system to treat PPCPs using a process that can be easily implemented at an existing wastewater treatment plant....

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Approaches to Maintaining Consistently High Quality Recycled Water in Storage and Distribution Systems

The project investigates the treatment, disinfection, and operational practices that will help ensure that high quality recycled waters are maintained through storage and distribution....

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Enhanced Disinfection of Adenoviruses with UV Irradiation

The project investigates the UV inactivation of adenovirus, comparing two common UV technologies—low and medium pressure lamps—and two methods of adenovirus infectivity assays—cell culture and a mouse animal model....

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Urban Recycled Water Programs: Identifying Evaluation Metrics and Understanding Key Organizational Relationships

The objectives of this project were to identify, through expert opinion, a set of common metrics for understanding urban recycled water program performance....

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Fit for Purpose Water: The Cost of Overtreating Reclaimed Water

The overall objective of this project was to develop and apply a Triple Bottom Line (TBL) framework to help guide sound selection of an appropriate water reuse treatment process....

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New Techniques for Real-Time Monitoring of Membrane Integrity for Virus Removal: Pulsed-Marker Membrane Integrity Monitoring System

This project was designed to develop a system and approach for real-time integrity monitoring of high pressure reverse osmosis/nanofiltration (RO/NF) membrane systems by using pulsed dosing and online detection of fluorescent molecular markers (i.e., tracers), referred to herein as pulsed-marker membrane integrity monitoring (PM-MIMo)....

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Investigation of Desalination Membrane Biofouling

This project has three main objectives. The first was to identify and quantify the water quality constituents and environmental factors that trigger accelerated biofouling of seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) membranes and to determine key species of marine microorganisms involved in biofilm formation....

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